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"A&P" is told in the first person by Sammy, a 19-year-old cashier with a limited teenaged point of view. Although his point of view is restricted, he shows growth or change over the course of the story.
The narrator of "A&P" switches between present and past tense.
A&P is the name of the grocery store that serves as the setting of the story. A&P was the largest retail chain in the United States throughout the 1950s and 1960s.
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